Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Correspondent at Channel 4 News.
Victoria Macdonald is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health and social care issues for Channel 4 News since 1999.
She reports on changes in the NHS - the reforms and the politics - whether it is in hospitals or in the community or, indeed in Westminster.
She closely follows the care system and how it impacts on the elderly and those with disabilities as well as investigating issues, including mental health, HIV/Aids and TB, and child health.
Victoria is originally from New Zealand and worked for the Sunday Telegraph before joining Channel 4 News.
Fines could be imposed for anyone failing to comply.
The NHS test and trace chief, Baroness Dido Harding, has been giving evidence to MPs on the Commons Health Select Committee today.
this programme has exclusively seen a leaked copy of data showing how Test and Trace was operating in its first few days.
Matt Hancock has described the NHS test and trace system as “successful”, but has not provided figures on the number of people contacted.
People in England and Wales who have been forced to shield themselves from any social contact because of medical conditions were told they could go outdoors again today.
This programme has seen a leaked Public Health England (PHE) document showing the findings of a study into the spread of Covid-19 in care homes.
The head of the organisation which represents care homes in England has criticised ministers for failing to protect vulnerable residents.
For those covid patients for whom ventilation is no longer enough to keep them alive there is one final hope – an ECMO machine.
Figures for April reveal that the number of people going into A&Es in English hospitals have more than halved.
Why has the virus spread so significantly in care homes?
Tonight we can reveal how experts warned the goggles should be replaced – but their recommendation was rejected because it would be too expensive.
The weekly release of death figures from the Office for National Statistics brings grim news today – confirming the deaths in the UK have now exceeded Italy, making ours the worst death toll in Europe.
The focus is now shifting to setting up rehabilitation units to help the most seriously affected patients make a full recovery.
A stark reminder of inequality today with the release of new figures that show the poorest are more likely to die from Covid-19.
If you need urgent medical care, seek help. That is the message from the government tonight.